Classes

    ANTHRO 2250B - Proseminar in Archaeology

    Semester: 

    Fall

    Offered: 

    2021

    Prof. Jason Ur
    Thurs. 9:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    Peabody 12

    This graduate seminar reviews critical issues in archaeological approaches to the study of complex societies, including writing, trade, craft specialization, technology, landscape, urbanism, and political organization.

    ANTHRO 1058/2058 - Bias in Archaeology

    Semester: 

    Spring

    Offered: 

    2022

    Prof. Rowan Flad and Jess Beck 
    Weds. 9:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    Peabody 561

    This seminar will focus broadly on bias in archaeology, covering issues of bias in authorship, citations, accessibility, popular media coverage, fieldwork, training and education, hiring and promotion and other related topics. We will also address recent research that focuses on disrupting patterns of bias in some of these areas. Students will engage in original research or synthesize research topics in one or more of these areas for their final project.... Read more about ANTHRO 1058/2058 - Bias in Archaeology

    ANTHRO 2030 - Quantitative Archaeology

    Semester: 

    Spring

    Offered: 

    2023

    Prof. Sarah Hlubik

    W 12:00 PM - 2:45 PM

    This is a quantitative methods course geared toward archaeological data analysis. The course will focus on types of data, descriptive and analytical statistics, and mapping and spatial relationships. Students will become familiar with multiple commonly used software packages to conduct analyses.

    ANTHRO 3070 - Professionalization in Archaeology

    Semester: 

    Spring

    Offered: 

    2023

    Prof. Christina Warinner

    T/Th 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

    All good research begins with a strong foundation. This course is aimed at providing you with the foundational knowledge and basic tools you need to succeed as a professional archaeologist. Aided in part by guest speakers from within and beyond Harvard, this course emphasizes collaborative research, presentation, publication, grant proposal writing, conflict resolution, and other skills to help you complete your PhD and to be competitive on the job market afterwards, and to navigate the complex intellectual, social,...

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    ANTHRO 1060/2061 - Intro to Archaeological Science

    Semester: 

    Spring

    Offered: 

    2023

    Profs. Christina Warinner and Kristine Richter

    T/TH 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

    This course offers an introduction to eight major areas of archaeological science: (1) relative and absolute dating, (2) human osteology, (3) paleoethnobotany and micro remains, (4) stable isotopes, (5) organic residue analysis, (6) zooarchaeology and ZooMS, (7) proteomics, and (8) paleogenomics. Students will gain an understanding of the history of the field and its future directions, the method and theory behind how different tools and techniques work, and how archaeological science is...

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